One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he treated me like an erring and somewhat unintelligent son’
stupid, ignorant, dense, brainless, mindless, foolish, dull-witted, witless, slow, dunce-like, simple-minded, empty-headed, vacuous, vapid, half-witted, idiotic, moronic, imbecilic, imbecile, obtuse
informal thick, thick as two short planks, dim, dumb, dopey, dozy, cretinous, birdbrained, pea-brained, wooden-headed, fat-headed
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